5 thoughts on “The Lucifer Messiah

  1. This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. The Lucifer Messiah is a story about Sean Mulcahy who vanished in 1917 leaving his friends Vince and Maggie wondering what happened to him until he came back almost accidentally to their door some 30 years later. The story takes place in post-war New York.

    What happened to Sean during those 30 years gets unveiled as the story unfolds but what is more striking is his connection with those of “his kind.” He was not only a person but also a fantastic creature that was to free those of his kind from

  2. Pretty disappointing. Very shallow characters and poor writing. Motivations and deaths were entirely flat; I didn’t care. There were actually a few lines at which I grimaced and said “C’mon, really?” I can only assume this is his first book. However, it’s an incredibly fast read, which is the only reason I bothered finishing. I don’t think I’ll be reading Mr. Cavallo again.

  3. I didn’t actually finish this book. I got about a third of the way through and had to call it quits. I found the characters too confusing and almost 100 pages in and the plot hadn’t advanced much beyond the first chapter.

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